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Expect near normal precipitation and temperatures overall this summer

Sunday night’s thunderstorms didn’t dump heavy rains or big winds on Cook County as they did elsewhere. However, they ushered in a cool front after a hot Sunday.


Cecropia Moth

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - June 9th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


 

Conversations & Compassion - June 9, 2012

How do we bring compassion to our conversations?


Photo by Jolene4ever/Flickr (Logo by Lauryl Loberg)

LSProject: "A Huge Sink for Heat"

Things are heating up in the Lake Superior basin. Temps are rising, ice cover is shrinking and life is changing.


"...the yard at Wildersmith is alive with the bluest blanket of forget-me-nots that have ever presented themselves..."

Wildersmith June 8

The faucet has been turned off by Mother Nature for several days. We are drying out along the Trail.


Graham Rowe enjoyed a couple of days of fishing for brook trout and walleyes near Grand Marais (Shawn Perich)

Points North: Online Hookup Nets a Fishing Friend

Last weekend, I went fishing with a guy I met on the Internet. Let me explain, because it’s not what you may think.


Arctic Circle (Photo by Martin Male/Flickr)

Mara MacDonell on her 50-day Arctic Circle canoe adventure

Mara MacDonald has been attending YMCA Camp Menogyn for the last five years.


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Cailan Carpenter on moving to Cook County during high school

Cailan Carpenter is Cook County High School Student. She recently moved to Cook County from Holden Village, Washington.


Shawn & Sterling

Youth Radio Project: Looking Back (A Year in Radio)

Why spend an entire summer writing audio commentaries and interviewing strangers?


Youth Radio Project: Life Out in Left Field (Photo by Chris McBrien/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Life Out in Left Field

Audrey Summers of the Youth Radio Project knows who she is, but what does that mean? What if she changed? In this commentary, Audrey Summers considers life out in left field.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: June 7

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Two Many Banjos plays Studio A once more before going on hiatus

Bob and Buck hosted Duluth folk/bluegrass band Two Many Banjos in studio June 1. It was one of their last appearances before they go on hiatus later this month.


Lightning over the night sky

Meteorologist Paul Huttner talks weird weather, climate change, and more on the North Shore

Buck talked June 1 with Paul Huttner, MPR meteorologist, about weather trends, climate change, and the challenges of forecasting the weather.


Photo: U.S. Forest Service, Eastern Region - courtesy of the Forest History Society, Durham, N.C.

West End News: June 7

Recently, Steve Robertson, a naturalist with the Forest Service in Tofte, sent me a web link to the Forest History Society.


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Second annual Lutsen 99er bike race is June 23

Bob chatted June 1 with Adam Harju, race director for the Lutsen 99er, about the bike race scheduled for June 23, co-sponsored by the Cook County Visitors Bureau and Lifetime Fitness. There's also a 39-mile version.


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